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Challenge Quotes

  • "I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them."
    Pablo Picasso (18811973), Spanish artist and sculptor
    Source: Quoted in Street-Smart Advertising (Margo Berman, 2006)
  • "The secret of life is to have a task—something you bring everything to. And the most important thing is—it must be something you cannot possibly do."
    Henry Moore (18981986), British sculptor
    Source: Quoted in The Brand You 50; Reinventing Work (Tom Peters, 1999)
  • "We specialize in the wholly impossible."
    Nannie Burroughs (18831961), US educator and journalist
    Motto of the National Training School for Girls in Washington.
    Source: Quoted in Black Women in White America (1972)
  • "If anything terrifies me, I must try to conquer it."
    Sir Francis Charles Chichester (19011972), British yachtsman and aviator
    Source: Life (June 1967)
  • "You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
    Eleanor Roosevelt (18841962), US reformer, author, and first lady
    Source: You Learn by Living (1960)
  • "The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a human heart."
    Albert Camus (19131960), French novelist and essayist
    Source: The Myth of Sisyphus (1942)
  • "It is so tempting to try the most difficult thing possible."
    Jennie Churchill (18541921), US socialite and writer
    Source: Quoted in the Daily Chronicle (July 8, 1909)

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